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WVU Researcher Looks to Iceland to Curb Teen Substance Use in West Virginia

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Alfgeir Kristjansson, an assistant professor in WVU’s School of Public Health, is studying data related to teen substance abuse in West Virginia. In 2016, his findings showed that at one high school in Wood County, 27 percent of students had...
23-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Opens New Inhalation Facility, $1.7 Million NIH Grant Investigates Effects of Inhaled Particles on Health

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West Virginia University’s new Inhalation Facility will be the home for research and collaborations that measure, identify and discover how the particles we breathe affect our health.
17-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Energy Conference to Address State’s Economic Opportunities

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West Virginia University will look at the state’s emerging energy economy through industry experts, public policy organizations, environmental groups and academic institutions at the sixth annual National Energy Conference Oct. 20.
12-Oct-2017 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU to Hold Inaugural Day of Giving Nov. 8

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The WVU Foundation is organizing the University’s inaugural Day of Giving, 24-hour online fundraising effort, as a simple way for University supporters to contribute to the Foundation’s “State of Minds” Campaign
9-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Awarded $1 Million Grant From NSF for New High Performance Computing Cluster

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A three-year National Science Foundation grant totaling nearly $1 million will let West Virginia University develop its next-generation High Performance Computing, or HPC, cluster to advance computationally intensive research in a wide array of...
6-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Majjigapu Named Finalist for Collegiate Inventors Competition

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Praveen Majjigapu, a doctoral student in civil engineering at West Virginia University, is a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition. He will present his invention — NextGen Structural Rehab System — on November 2.
27-Sep-2017 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Flint’s Water Crisis Led to Fewer Babies and Higher Fetal Death Rates

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An estimated 275 fewer children were born in Flint, Michigan, while the city was using lead-contaminated water from the Flint River, according to findings by researchers from West Virginia University and the University of Kansas.
21-Sep-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Biology Students Investigate the Impact of Climate Change on Appalachian Forests

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Biology students at West Virginia University are studying the impact of climate change on the forests of the Appalachian Mountains.
20-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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